David has an undergraduate degree in Petroleum Engineering at the University of Adelaide. David then worked as a petroleum engineer in the Oil and Gas Sector for 6 years working for Shell and Woodside on several gas projects in North West Australia, including Prelude FLNG, Browse, Pluto and Gorgon. David worked on integrated production system optimization and high rate gas well design.
In 2017 he undertook a Masters of Photovoltaic Engineering at the University of New South Wales. Upon graduating (mid 2018) from UNSW he started at Rystad Energy as a Renewables Analyst covering the Australia Utility Scale Renewables Market.